Matthews: It broke my heart not to be selected for the Worlds

Michael Matthews (Australia) on the 2017 Worlds podium

Australia's Michael Matthews ( Team Sunweb ) says in Cyclingnews ' latest podcast that he was "devastated" when he was told that he hadn't been selected for this year's world championship road race that takes place in Innsbruck, Austria, later this month. "It actually broke my heart a little bit when they called me to say, 'Yeah, you're not riding,'" Matthews tells Cyclingnews in Quebec, Canada, in our latest podcast . Matthews, like Cyclingnews , is in Canada for the GP Cycliste de Québec on Friday and the GP Cycliste de Montréal on Sunday. Victory at either would go some way to making up for a season that has, until the recent BinckBank Tour , been one to forget for the 27-year-old from Canberra. "I had a really rocky start to the year," Matthews admits in the podcast. "But since the BinckBank Tour [in August, where Matthews won a stage ...

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